What state, county and municipal workers make

Excluding New York City, more than half a million state, county and municipal workers in New York made $29 billion in the fiscal year that ended on March 31, 2017, according to data provided by the Office of State Comptroller. That represents a 2.8 percent increase from the year before. Data for the 2015-16 year were also included in the table below.

You can also see this list of more than 500,000 government employees rounded up into a a database of more than 3,000 governmental units in New York State.

The data below, which cover active employees enrolled in the New York State and Local Retirement System, were obtained via a Freedom of Information Law request. You can read more here. This database was posted on Nov. 28, 2017.

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Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name KHAMIS, JULIA J Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $53,928.67 Date 03/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, RYAN Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $53,928.64 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDRY, MICHELE K Employer name Westchester County Amount $53,928.64 Date 01/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MARY E Employer name Westchester County Amount $53,928.64 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, WILLIAM S Employer name Erie County Amount $53,928.33 Date 03/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, DOUGLAS J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $53,928.23 Date 10/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAME, RUTH V Employer name Seneca County Amount $53,928.16 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANNELL, MERRILL Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $53,928.00 Date 04/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUESS, STACY L Employer name Niagara County Amount $53,927.86 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, CHARLOTTE A Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $53,927.68 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPATAFORA, FRANK A Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $53,927.68 Date 03/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELL, KIM M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $53,927.64 Date 02/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANGELLA ML Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $53,927.44 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTELL, JOSHUA K Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $53,927.41 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELLINGER, JUSTIN M Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $53,927.32 Date 03/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCORY, ALISON E Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $53,927.10 Date 07/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, JOSEPHINE M Employer name Little Flower UFSD Amount $53,926.50 Date 07/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILIBERTO, PETER Employer name Rockland County Amount $53,926.38 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESWICK, DANIEL L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,926.24 Date 09/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MICHELLE A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,926.21 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIOSI, PHILIP J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $53,926.03 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEAMES, APRIL N Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,926.00 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITFIELD, TERRA D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $53,925.85 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOKER, KARALE D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $53,925.69 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTIS, ALEXANDER E Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $53,925.52 Date 08/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLAFFER, KEVIN E Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $53,925.41 Date 12/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEUTSCH, ANNE C Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $53,925.34 Date 01/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, CAROL S Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $53,925.12 Date 04/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCEMI, EDMOND J Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $53,924.90 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOWELL, MATTHEW B Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $53,924.86 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNER, DANIEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,924.48 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENCARNACION, FELIX, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $53,924.47 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMAN, KATHLEEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,924.23 Date 05/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, THERESA L Employer name Ulster County Amount $53,924.20 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, PAUL F, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $53,924.13 Date 06/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALSAMO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $53,923.82 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPSON, CHANCE W Employer name Wyoming County Amount $53,923.74 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DOUGLAS G Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $53,923.49 Date 03/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINGONE-LUETHJE, CHRISTINA Employer name Rockland County Amount $53,923.36 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARX, SUSAN L Employer name Department of Law Amount $53,923.22 Date 11/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSIER, JEFFREY S, JR Employer name Washington County Amount $53,923.18 Date 11/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, MARY P Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $53,923.04 Date 05/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHINE, MICHAEL G Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $53,923.02 Date 09/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESSLER, PAUL J, JR Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $53,922.74 Date 08/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAUB, DAVID Employer name Orange County Amount $53,922.61 Date 03/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSCHMAN, GARRETT J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $53,922.44 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRESINO, KARL R Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $53,922.41 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISETZIS, DIMITRIOS, JR Employer name Oceanside Sanitary District #7 Amount $53,922.00 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE-PASACRETA, MARY J Employer name New Rochelle Public Library Amount $53,921.59 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, ABRAHAM C Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $53,921.50 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERR, CARA J Employer name City of Elmira Amount $53,920.83 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BONITA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $53,920.39 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALK, AUDREY M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,920.01 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMORUSO, FRANK J Employer name Oceanside Sanitary District #7 Amount $53,920.00 Date 12/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, KATHLEEN M Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $53,920.00 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUZUM, LORI A Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $53,919.73 Date 02/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRIJEK, RANDY W Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $53,919.58 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, CHRISTINA Employer name Edmeston CSD Amount $53,919.56 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JONATHAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,919.30 Date 06/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ-PICHARDO, FAUSTO F Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $53,919.07 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAY, CELESTE L Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $53,918.90 Date 05/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASTANI, MARK T Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $53,918.85 Date 01/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, JOSHUA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,918.80 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, WILLIAM A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $53,918.70 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOHAN, JENNIFER L Employer name Madison County Amount $53,918.66 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, FRANCES A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $53,918.65 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWENS, TRACY J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $53,918.56 Date 03/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, LI WEN Employer name Great Neck Library Amount $53,918.54 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIO, DENISE A Employer name Babylon UFSD Amount $53,918.23 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLINO, ANTHONY Employer name City of Rochester Amount $53,918.15 Date 09/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIMY, EMILIO S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,918.13 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JANET L Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,918.08 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEDDELL-TUCKEY, ALANAH N Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $53,918.04 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIMM, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $53,917.94 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALLIET, RANDALL T Employer name Town of Ontario Amount $53,917.90 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOINAN, ANKE H Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $53,917.86 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CHAE D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,917.72 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREITHAUPT, GERALD R, JR Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $53,917.43 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, RYAN R Employer name Otsego County Amount $53,917.39 Date 07/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBIN, HEATHER L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,917.32 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIQUEZ, PHILLIP J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $53,917.11 Date 03/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, KELLY A Employer name Orange County Amount $53,916.97 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTERHOUDT, JETT Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $53,916.92 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MATTHEW S Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $53,916.58 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENA, ELLEN M Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $53,916.00 Date 09/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MALLEY, PATRICK G Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $53,915.91 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONGUE, KATHERINE A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $53,915.91 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINANT, NICHOLAS J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $53,915.91 Date 01/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEREBAK, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $53,915.91 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZERVOS, KIMBERLY A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $53,915.91 Date 08/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, LESTER L Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $53,915.89 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHISON, BRIAN J Employer name Niagara County Amount $53,915.72 Date 01/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARD, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $53,915.70 Date 10/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, REEMA Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $53,915.65 Date 09/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARATIER, MARIANNE D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,915.42 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, DALE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $53,915.10 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFORD, COLLEEN A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $53,914.53 Date 11/28/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIESTON, JASON E Employer name Village of Sag Harbor Amount $53,914.18 Date 05/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRSCH, CAROL A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $53,914.15 Date 07/10/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCIO, FRANK C Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $53,913.64 Date 03/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System